The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Our graduate and undergraduate political science and legal studies programs give students the foundation to excel in public, private, and non-profit sectors. As a UMass alum, you are automatically part of the UMass Alumni Association. Visit their website for alumni events, career resources, mentoring programs, and more.

Join our group on LinkedIn to reconnect with classmates, network with political science and legal studies alums, and offer guidance to current students.

We would also love to hear from you personally. Just drop us a line and let us know what you have been up to since your days on campus!

Featured Alumni

BA, Legal Studies

Chris Peterson ‘09 (Legal Studies) graduated from UMass Amherst in the “teeth of the recession,” and applied to 63 jobs. He heard back from one: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Admissions Office, who needed someone to help coordinate their blogs and social media strategy. Read more...